Public Relations & Articles

 

Here are stories we've pitched that have resulted in articles and also press releases we've distributed on behalf of organizations: 

 

Adopting Through Foster Care: a Less Expensive Alternative

This adoption route has pros and cons, but it carries virtually no out-of-pocket costs. Story pitched by the Foster Coalition.

By Susan Johnson, US News & World Report. February 24, 2015, Click here to view article 

 

Laptop Gift Puts Homeless Youth on Track to Graduate

Press release written and distributed on behalf of One Simple Wish. May 28, 2015, Click here to view release

 

Program helps fulfill the wishes of foster children

Good Morning Austin (KXAN-NBC) featues One Simple Wish and the Texas Foster Youth Justice Project & how they teamed up to fulfill a much needed wish by a foster youth. Story pitched by The Foster Coalition. June 3, 2015. Click to view

 

New Foster Care Case Worker Program Improves Retention Rates

Written by the Foster Coalition and published in The Chronicle of Social Change, this article showcases Children's Corp, an innovative foster care case worker training program that is dramatically reducing turnover rates. June 5, 2015. Click to view

 

One Simple Wish Enables 7 Dayton-Area Foster Children to Attend Camp Joy 

Story appeared on DaytonLocal.com on June 18, 2015. Pitched by the Foster Coalition. Click to view

 

Wells Fargo Donates Property, Cash to Build Trenton Home for Foster Youth

Appeared on MySocialGoodNews.com, July 9, 2015. Click to view

 

Danielle Gletow, One Simple Wish Founder, Discusses Milly's Place, a  new residence for former Foster Youth

1450 WCTC (Radio) - The Voice of Central Jersey. July 14, 2015. Click to view on YouTube

 

​Dayton foster care kids go to camp. CHOICES staff member finds funding for all.

Story ran in the Dayton Daily News on July 16, 2015. Click to view

 

Got a story idea to pitch? FC founder Leah Burdick is a blogger for The Chronicle of Social Change and is always looking for story ideas related to foster care, particularly those related to innovative programs that get better results.  Contact us to submit your idea

 

Blogging

Foster children have an image problem due to no fault of their own. Our mission is to change that.

 

There are so many wonderful foster children with wonderful stories about overcoming odds and helping their communities. Yet in media bad news is publicized more often than good news.

 

Founder and PR/Marekting veteran Leah Burdick supports foster care organizations by helping to spread the word about their good works. We want foster care to be part of the national consciousness--making adoption from foster care a positive choice for good, caring people as they begin planning their families. We certainly aim to raise public awareness of how the foster system must be changed, but just as celebrities have publicists to the stars, we want to be publicists to foster children (the true stars). 

 

- Got an idea for a PR campaign or news story?

Click here to contact us and submit your idea. Serious inquiries only please.

Volunteer PR for Foster Children 

Organizations We've Helped in 2015 

 

  • CHOICES Inc. Ohio, 

  • National Adoption Center 

  • NUBS

  • Fostering Change for Children

  • One Simple Wish 

  • Texas Foster Youth Justice Project

  • Unity Burbank  (Foster Ministry)

  • Fostering Great Ideas

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